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James Mountain Road Closure This Weekend Detours Routes 21/33/35


Effective Saturday, October 18, 2014 and Sunday, October 19, 2014 from approximately 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily, James Mountain Road will be closed due to construction. As a result, routes 21 UPPER KENILWORTH, 33 SANATORIUM and 35 COLLEGE will be on detour during these times.

The route detours are as follows below:

Notice: Holiday Service for Thanksgiving on Monday

As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday this Monday. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all.

The following routes will not be in service Monday:

Main Street East Closed Today Due to Demonstration


An Aboriginal demonstration today has resulted in the closure of Main Street East between James and John Streets. The city announced the possible closure on Thursday, and this morning Hamilton Police actioned the closure to ensure the safety of participants.

The roadway is expected to remain closed until 7:00pm.

During this closure all HSR buses, which ordinarily use this roadway, are being detoured via the following route:

Construction Detours 4 BAYFRONT on September 30th


Effective Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 and until early morning of Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, the southside of the intersection of Nash Road and Barton Street will be closed due to construction. Therefore route 4 BAYFRONT buses will be detoured during this time.

Route 2 BARTON buses will experience delays only during this time as eastbound and westbound movements will be maintained.

Construction Detours 6 ABERDEEN on September 24th


Effective Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 from approximately 9:00am to 4:00pm, MacNab Street from Herkimer Street to Charlton Avenue will be closed due to construction.

Therefore, route 6 ABERDEEN buses will detour as follows:

Westfest Detours Routes 5/51 on Sep 19-21


Westfest will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM. This will result in the total closure of King Street West between North Oval and Sterling Street. Including setup and take down time, King Street will be closed between 10:00 PM on Friday, September 19, until 4:00 AM on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Due to the closure routes 5 DELAWARE – 5A ROSEDALE, 5 DELAWARE – 5C WEST HAMILTON LOOP/MEADOWLANDS and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured.

Ancaster Fair 2014 Shuttle Sept 18-21


Ramp Closure Detours 41 MOHAWK on September 9th


Effective Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from approximately 9:00am to 3:00pm, the off ramp from northbound Kenilworth Avenue to Lawrence Road will be closed due to construction.

Therefore, route 41 MOHAWK buses will detour as follows:

Depew Closure Detours 4 BAYFRONT September 9th – 12th


Effective Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at approximately 8:00am and until Friday, September 12th, 2014 at approximately 6:00pm, Depew Street between Beach Road and Gertrude Street will be closed due to railroad track repairs.

Therefore, route 4 BAYFRONT buses will detour as follows:

Supercrawl Festival Downtown Detours September 12th – 14th


Supercrawl is taking place on the weekend of September 12, 13 & 14, 2014. The event for this year has been extended to include all day Friday and Sunday, in addition to Saturday and will result in the closure of the following roads:

  • James Street, between King (north leg) and Barton – Friday, September 12th at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 15th.
  • York Blvd / Wilson Street between Bay Street and Hughson Street – Friday, September 12th at 10:00 PM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 15th.

East/West cross traffic will be maintained by Hamilton Police at King, Cannon and Barton. However, this year, the intersection of York/Wilson and James will be closed to all traffic. To assist HSR buses in making the left turn from westbound King to southbound James, there will be police officers present at the intersection.